The answer to this question is a resounding yes! With the gorgeous scenery and outstanding facilities, this establishment, owned by Great Canadian Gaming, could very easily take the title of best landbased casino in our beautiful country. Situated in picturesque Richmond, British Colombia, and next to a 144-berth marina, it is the largest gambling destination in the province.
River Rock started its journey to becoming one of the best landbased casinos in Canada in 2004, and hosted the British Colombia Poker Championships in 2005, 2006 and 2007. In addition, it has hosted events such as the 2006 Gemini Awards, proving its versatility as a venue. For the perfect place to work and play hard, look no further than River Rock.
One of the major reasons for this particular venue being such a popular landbased casino is the sheer volume and range of games that they offer. Think Pai Gow, Texas Hold’em, 3 Card and other Poker tables, more than 1100 slot machines to get your pulse racing and 114 tables that cover Craps, Baccarat, Blackjack and more.
You’ll be watched over and taken care of by friendly and attentive hosts at all times, and can round off your betting with a few well-placed wagers at the Racebook, placed while enjoying delicious dry ribs or something else off the bespoke menu.
Earn Encore Dollars for every wager, and redeem them for free games, special notifications and ticket sales of upcoming shows, meal discounts and more. The exclusive Privé Members Club is dedicated to high-rolling tables, and other promotions are also frequently run. You should be starting to see why River Rock could indeed be Canada’s best landbased casino.
The food at the best landbased casinos in Canada should always be delicious, to complement all the other fun you are having. River Rock has certainly seen to this, with Curve offering easy snacks, Starbucks providing the coffee shop experience and the incredible buffet offering you the best from cuisines around the world.
Keep things a little more casual, though still utterly delectable, at the Food Court, and for special occasions sample the menu and vistas at Tramonto. Sea Harbour rounds off the dining delights with authentic Cantonese cooking.
As well as providing delicious light bites, Curve also brings you top live musicians every day of the week, between 5 pm and 8 pm. Take a break from the activities on the gaming floor to enjoy the styling’s of Dave Paterson, Angie Faith and many other favourites.
For something a little more glamorous check out the Show Theatre where, in the words of the operators, “the stars come out to play”. You can also host your own seated or cabaret performance in this impressive space, and will be in the company of Roger Hodgson, Craig Ferguson and plenty of other talent if you do! Sign up for the newsletter so that you always know who’s coming, and plan you trips to Richmond accordingly.
River Rock has a total of 396 rooms and suites, all with free Wi-Fi, access to a pool and water slide, a complimentary fitness club and, of course, a luxurious spa. Weddings, meetings and other events are catered with style and ease, so you can enjoy them or deliver presentations that reflect your abilities. And, of course, you can celebrate how well things go with a few rounds of your favourite games in the country’s best landbased casino!